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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Thimdoy, February 54, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAtO J-amil y Women's magazine has feminist slant liy MAUREEN JAMIESON Family Editor The ition of Ms. (pronounced the glossy new magazine for women with a mind, is now available at 26 news stands in Lethbridge. For it's pos- sible to delve into a sophisti- cated afsortmenl of printed goodies slanted to the liberated woman. Dress patterns, handicrafts, recipes and all the other homey little touches of pre-Ms. women's magazines, have been ruthlessly eliminated. The writers, devotees of the feminist cause, are apparently prepared to go into infinite va- riations on their theme. For the average reader, it is the misfortune of the magazine that there is only the one theme. Repetition tends to lead to monotony. However, many of the ar- ticles are lucid, interesting and informative, once the reader has overcome the authors' oh- vious prejudice. S-T-R-E-T-C-H AND SEW CLASSES BASIC 8 JC 8 Two-Hour Lessons Starting on the following times: Monday, March 6 Afternoon Evenings Tuesday, March 7 Afternoon Evenings Wednesday, March 8 Morning Wed.r March 29 Evening Thursday, March 9 Evening Thursday, March 30 Afternoon Saturday, March 11 Morning MEN JACKET CLASSES Wednesday, March 8 Afternoon MEN'S PANTS Thunday, March 16, 23 Evenings NEW IDEA CLASS Thursday, March 2 Afternoon LICENSED FRANCHISED TEACHERS MRS. R. I. (CATHY) WHEtPlEY wos the winner of our Grand Opening of Gift Certificate. S-T-R-E-T-C-H AND SEW FABRICS 475 HOLIDAY VILLAGE (Formerly Shopper's World) Phone 328-7843 Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thurs. and Fri. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Men's Cycles, [or clears up many misconceptions once the generous layers of propaganda in the first part, of the article begin to tone down. A tremendous amount of energy has been expended on the birth of Ms; unfortunately with negative results. Its mes- sage comes over loud and clear and repeatedly up with women, down with men (the According to Dick Iladling- ton of General News Co. Ltd., too copies of the magazine I have been distributed in South- ern Alberta, including 40 to 50 within the city it-self. Sales were checked after a three-week period, and assess- ed at roughly 50 per cent. Once the public's initial cu- riosity has been satisfied, it is doubtful if the magazine will appeal to anyone but the most ardent feminist. Meanwhile, lesser mortals will probably turn their atten- tion back to the kind of litera- ture sending out the signal, "up with people whatever their sex." Pig gives cold shoulder to wife of U.S. president PEKI NO (AP) Barc-i headed in a snowstorm, Mrs. Richard Nixon today visited an agricultural commune where she mingled with schoolciuld- ren, observed wintertime culti- vation of vegetables and saw 68-year-old woman getting an acupuncture treatment. The wife of the U.S. president walked through intermittently heavy snow, moving down al- leys and across furrowed fields at the ti.OOO-acro Evergreen People's Comnnmc of Pe- king. Mrs. Nixon was captivated hy the schoolchildren she saw. marvelled at the growing of out-of-season vegetables under glass and even tried futilely to make friends with a rather dirty hog in a sty. She was most surprised, how- ever, to observe in the com- mune clinic the ancient Chinese acupuncture medical treatment based un the insertion long needles into the flesh. The two young women who give the treatment told Mrs. Nixon that they attend to about a dozen patients a day. They showed her a grey-haired woman lying on her side on a cot with more than half a dozen needles protruding from her right arm and leg. the woman said those limbs had been so numb before she began a week-long series of acu- puncture treatments that she could hardly walk around her small home. Now she can cook, she reported. The pig Mrs. Nixon tried to entice within petting distance was corralled outside a tiny, spotlessly clean cottage. Warned by a reporter that the pig might bile, Mis. Nixon said she lived on a farm as a girl and "I once raised a prizewin- prize." Mrs. Nixon later visited a glass factory and invited the revolutionary committee leader to visit the United States. "it's fascinating, it's really she said as she in- spected the glassware products and admired the girls at work. During a one-hour visit to the factory, she spoke to at least 20 girls, who were working on a wide range of glassvtere. This included tiny colorful anirnais, the ]2 animals of the zodiac calendar and flow- ers. At the end of the visit, Mrs. Nixon was given two small boxes and one large flat case containing two small glass ani- rooster and a and a large glass magnolia flower. Abortion solution to overpopulations CALGARY (CP) Over- population is so critical an is- sue that Canadian women should support political parties which favor abortion on de- mand, says gynecologist Dr. Ken Walker. Dr. Walker, who wrote "On Being a Woman" under the name W. Gifford-Jones, said overpopulation is more serious for a country like than for one with less development. "Nigeria's population will double in 15 years; Canada's will double in 35. But during that time the Nigerian people won't want to double their number of roads, telephones and other supporting sen-ices; Canada's people will." The resulting drain on re- sources would be far greater in Canada than Nigeria. The alternative to limiting births is unlimited population growth, he said, which breeds crime, poverty and other social ills. The current hospital method of committees reviewing re- quest for therapeutic abortions is "a ritualistic farce." "It is one of the basic con- cepts of medicine never to pass judgment on a patient without seeing him." Yet hospital abortion com- mittees judge abortion cases on the basis of the applicants' pa- pers, Dr. Walker said in an in- terview. The current approach to birth control pills is hypo- chondriacal, he said, with poli- ticians and others emphasizing their liabilities and devaluating their advantages. About 14 out of one million women died from blood clots attributed to use of the pill, but 300 out of the same number dip i in childbirth. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "Atr pollution and wafer pollution aren't- enough. Nov; we hove to add stomach _--.- f 1609 9th Ave. S. or v 635 Stli Ave. liwiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiimiim You've been waiting for it now HERE IT IS, HOLLAND'S DRAPERY SHOP'S EVERYTHING IN STOCK ON SALE AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES Senior citizens centre Ncit Week: Monday: Keep fit, a.m. Tuesday: Singing, a.m. Thursday: Bingo, 2 p.m. All welcome. Friday: Visit by nurses from the nursing school. Coming events: Soon: .Shuffleboard tourna- ments coming up shortly. March 24: House warming party, 8 p.m. More details later. 50th ANNIVERSARY Members of the Friendship Lodge LA to UTU held a golden anniversary celebration banquet recently in the Oddfellows Hall. Seated, left to righ: Mrs. Vera Stanko, vice president, Mrs. Mary Atkin- son, president, Mrs. Margaret Goodall, charter member, Mrs. Louella Kearney, Mrs. Jessie Ingram. Centre: the Mesdames Margaret Larko, Anne Miron, May Bissett, Drew Connors, Marjorie Long, Thelma Davis, Vera Ruby Johnstone, Betty Housely, Grace Senter. Rear: the Mesdames Dorothy Logan, Ann Reed, Beth McKenna, Audrey Kessler, Marie Marsden, Myrle Smith, Stella Ir- vine, Kit Jones, Effie Jones, Betty Riemer. L.alendar (Jj- cLo The February meeting of the Lethbridge Council of Home arid School Associations will be held Monday at p.m. at Lakeview School, 12 Ave. and 31 St. S. Speaker will be Mr. Ken Sauer, principal of the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. All associations arc asked to send representatives, all inter- ested persons welcome. Tlie Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens Auxiliary So- oca Friday in Gym 2 at the Civic Sports Centre. Bingo will be played and lunch served after the meeting, and a good atten- dance is requested. Member- ship cards now available. Members of Vasa Lodge No. 579 are reminded of the pot luck supper to be held in the hall at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Cards and darts to follow. LA to FOE will be held at p.m. tonight in the Eagles Services provided VICTORIAVILLE, Que. (CP) the handicapped, ths ill and mothers of large families in this Eastern Town- ships community will te able to call on a home repair service set up under a local initiative grant. Project employees will do housework, washing, mend- ing, and household odd jobs. CHILL FAST Always chill eggs rapidly in cold water after cooking them. Scandinavian Hall 229 12th St. "C" N. .25 Starts at p.m. Doors Open p.m. 5 Cards for 1.00 4th, 8tii and 121h Ga-nes in 7 Numbers WORTH in 59 Numbers Sorry No One Under 16 Years of Age Allowed cicty mil meet at 2 p.m. on Hall, Hostesses as arranged. JACKPOT BfNGO This Thursday Evening, February 24th Sponsored by Ladies' Aid of St. Peter and St. Paul's Church STARTS P.M. SHARP-PARISH HAIL CORNER 15th STREET B AND 7th AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Starts at and is Won Every Thursday Sth-7 No. Jaackpot Pol o' Gold 256 PER CARD OR 5 FOR SI.00 ALSO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIZE Persons under 16 years not allowed smiunc CULL FOR IHBHTT'S BLUE' Labaffs UNTIL FEBRUARY 29th Vz OFF ALL CURTAIN MATERIALS All 100% Dacron Wide 45" Printed HOPSACKING Excellent choice patterns, STOCK BEDSPREADS Mostly quilled Hurry on DRAPERY IN STOCK Hugo (election to choose DRAW AND DECORATIVE RODS 24-INCH DRAPERY SQUARES lOc Reg. SOc NOW ONLY limit A por euitomcrl HOLLAND'S DRAPERY SHOP "THE STORE WITH THE STOCK ANn EXPERIENCE" 325 7th STREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE ;